8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Dog Line and then steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck vacation app .

Brisbane to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Brisbane in June, things will get slightly colder in Eaglehawk Neck: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Australian Convict Sites, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

4
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay. Visiting Wineglass Bay Lookout and Honeymoon Bay will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Melshell Oysters (in Swansea). Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay day trip site .

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Melshell Oyster Shack, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

2
nights
Hobart

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
On the 5th (Fri), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, stop by The Wicked Cheese Co., then stroll through Seven Mile Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip website .

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Hobart, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, The Wicked Cheese Co.
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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